An Ottoman Yataghan
Lot 203Y
An Ottoman ivory-hilted steel Sword (yataghan) signed by Hajj Sharif Turkey, dated AH 1238/ AD 1822-23(2)
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,300 - 3,100

Lot Details
An Ottoman ivory-hilted steel Sword (yataghan) signed by Hajj Sharif
Turkey, dated AH 1238/ AD 1822-23
with slightly curved tapering single edged steel blade, walrus ivory hilt, prominent ears forming the pommel, the forte and center of the hilt mounted with appliqué silver studs, the blade decorated with a gold damascened pole medallion on one side, an inscription filled cartouche on the other, its leather clad wood scabbard mounted with embossed white metal at both ends
66.5 cm. long(2)

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions include the names of the Seven Sleepers and their dog; the maker's signature as "Work of ....Hajj Sharif"; the owner as "Owner....Agha"; and the date "Year AH 1238 (AD 1822-23).
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